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Somerset Regional Council Weekly Highlights - 17 April 2019

Published: 17th April 2020

Somerset Regional Council meetings

Somerset Regional Council will hold post-election and ordinary meetings on Wednesday, 22 April from 9am.

The meetings will be closed to the public for health and safety reasons, however audio streams will be available on the council website via Facebook Live at


#StayHome and win with your bear

Bears big and small are at the centre of a new #StayHome competition presented by Somerset Regional Council and local show societies.

Grrr … In And Bear It encourages owners to decorate and dress their bears for a chance to share in prizes worth $1,800.

The online competition includes categories for all ages, with photos to be uploaded by 5pm on Monday, 27 April before public voting from Tuesday, 28 April to Monday, 4 May.

For more visit


Libraries launch Storytime @ Home

Somerset Libraries has a host of free online content to enjoy.

Members can access eBooks, eAudiobooks, movie streaming, tutorials, courses and more.

Staff are also presenting Storytime @ Home via Facebook, along with craft and STEAM activities.

Join the fun at


Council staff still here to help

Somerset Regional Council staff continue to support the community following the closure of customer service centres and libraries.

Council staff are available to assist on 5424 4000 and


Find COVID-19 info on council website

Somerset Regional Council has COVID-19 links from a range of resources available on its website.

Links include health, community and business information from state and federal authorities, planning tools and more.

Daily updates are also posted on council’s Facebook and Twitter accounts.

Visit and join and

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